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Dr. Yi Zuo

Principal Investigator

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Decipher the dynamic neural circuit in the living brain

The ability to learn new skills and to adapt to an ever-changing environment is vital for the animal.  To understand the neural circuit basis of such abilities, as well as the underlying molecular and cellular mechanisms, we combine live imaging, molecular genetics, opto- and chemo-genetics, and mouse behavioral analysis to study synapse plasticity under both physiological and pathological conditions.


My laboratory is in UCSC's Department. of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology. The University also offers a wide range of shared facilities, as well as opportunities for exciting interdisciplinary collaborations. For more information about our research topics or how to become a member of our research team, please contact us.

 

Yi's interview

2022-11-23

Check it out and Happy Thanksgiving to everyone

New Grant for Ju

2022-11-17

Congratulation on Ju for receiving pilot grant.

Effect of heterochronic blood exchange on the mesoscopic brain network in aged mice

SFN presentation

2022-11-16

Congratulation on HyoGun for his first SFN poster presentation

Effect of rejuvenating factors on mouse cortical dendritic spine dynamics.

SFN presentation

2022-11-16

Congratulation on Shaorong for her talk at SFN nanosymposium

Stress affect mouse mPFC activity and the performance in Attentional set-shifting task

New Review Paper

2022-11-16

Check out our new review paper on psychedelic research

New Grant

2022-06-1

Let's get the new project rolling.

New NIH grant on cognitive-affective interaction

Welcome

2022-09-15

Jacob transfers to PhD program.

Welcome Jacob

Zuolab Retreat

2022-08-5

Fun retreat @ BearValley

Photos shared via Google photo, check them out

Congratulation

2022-05-26

Hyo Gun passed oral exam.

Congratulation Hyo Gun.

Welcome

2022-04-1

Stefan Abreo joint Zuo lab.

Welcome Stefan.

New Paper

2021-12-22

Congratulation on Jay and Ju's PPE paper online

New Review

2021-10-11

Congratulation on Kacper, Jacob and Ju's new review paper

Main Projects

Contact Us

Contact Zuo Lab to discuss published works, talk invitation, teaching, collaboration, and hiring opportunities.

1156 High St, Santa Cruz, CA 95064
Sinsheimer Labs, Rm 201
yizuo@ucsc.edu